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H.R. 5684 (111th): Maritime Infrastructure Security and Counterterrorism Act

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To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to commission an independent review of the threat of a terrorist attack posed to offshore energy infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico, the vulnerabilities of such infrastructure to such attacks, and the consequences of such attacks, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Anh “Joseph” Cao

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 35 pages
Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 3619: Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 15, 2010. (compare text)


Jul 1, 2010

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H.R. 5684 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5684. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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